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Autonomy Without Democracy Is Proving Unsustainable in Hong Kong
March 24, 2020

Autonomy Without Democracy Is Proving Unsustainable in Hong Kong

By Brian C.H. Fong
It’s time to bring back universal suffrage into the agenda.

Hong Kong's Legislature Rejects Beijing-Backed Election Plan
June 18, 2015

Hong Kong's Legislature Rejects Beijing-Backed Election Plan

By Shannon Tiezzi
After a surprise walk-out by pro-Beijing legislators, the reform plan was soundly defeated.
Hong Kong's Democratic Dilemma
June 04, 2015

Hong Kong's Democratic Dilemma

By Shannon Tiezzi
Supporters of the Beijing-backed package claim to have public backing on their side. The truth is more complicated.

Hong Kong's Election Reform Plan Sparks Debate, Protests
April 23, 2015

Hong Kong's Election Reform Plan Sparks Debate, Protests

By Shannon Tiezzi
Hong Kong's government unveiled their proposal for electoral reform and democracy activists aren't happy.

UK Foreign Office Accepts Beijing’s Plan for Hong Kong Elections
January 16, 2015

UK Foreign Office Accepts Beijing’s Plan for Hong Kong Elections

By Shannon Tiezzi
“Genuine choice” possible under current electoral reform plan, British officials tell Parliament.

The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes
September 21, 2014

The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes

By Kin-ming Kwong and Chiew Ping Yew
Calling Beijing’s restrictive framework ‘political reform’ is a misnomer.

Self-Perceptions Strain Hong Kong-Mainland Relations
September 14, 2014

Self-Perceptions Strain Hong Kong-Mainland Relations

By David Volodzko
Differences in culture and social perceptions are informing the current political tensions.
What Can Hong Kong's Protests Actually Accomplish?
July 02, 2014

What Can Hong Kong's Protests Actually Accomplish?

By Shannon Tiezzi
This year's July 1 democracy march is attracting a great deal of attention, but it's unlikely to sway Beijing.

Beijing’s Choice and Hong Kong’s Elections
May 10, 2014

Beijing’s Choice and Hong Kong’s Elections

By Yang Hengjun
Beijing can better achieve its goals by allowing free elections in Hong Kong.

Beijing Strikes at Hong Kong With APEC Move
March 06, 2014

Beijing Strikes at Hong Kong With APEC Move

By Tyler Roney
The decision to move the APEC meeting from Hong Kong to Beijing comes amidst PRC disdain for Hong Kong protests.

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